Hey, mayors are people, too.
While they're busy running an entire city, they get judged and ridiculed by the people in it, which is an occupational hazard, of course.
But when they're off the clock, or running from meeting to meeting, they jam out to music, too, and we wanted to know what songs they're rockin' in their cars.
Behold, the favorite songs of the mayors of our Patch towns. Are you surprised by any of these songs?
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"All Along the Watch Tower," Jimi Hendrix: Mayor William Roth, Fairlawn
"Free Bird," Lynyrd Skynyrd: Mayor Katherine Procop, Twinsburg
"Born to Run," Bruce Springsteen: Mayor Ed Kelley, Cleveland Heights
"Can't Help Falling in Love," Elvis Presley: Mayor Don Robart, Cuyahoga Falls
"God Bless America," by Kate Smith: Mayor Jerry N. Hruby, Brecksville
"Call it Stormy Monday," BB King: City Manager Kenneth Filipiak, Mentor
"Somebody I Used to Know," Gotye: Mayor Sara Drew, Stow
"My Way," Frank Sinatra: Mayor Jerry Fiala, Kent
"Garden Song," David Mallett: Mayor Michael Summers, Lakewood
"I Will Follow," U2: Mayor Gregory S. Costabile, Mayfield Heights
"God Bless the USA," Lee Greenwood: Mayor Dennis Clough, Westlake
"Simple Gifts," Aaron Copeland: Mayor Earl Leiken, Shaker Heights
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